VERANDA Celebrates the Global Kitchens Issue

VERANDA’s Editor in Chief Clinton Smith hosted a special event at the A&D Building to celebrate the May/June 2018 Global Kitchens issue. More than 150 leading designers and VERANDA readers joined Clint as he led them through three showrooms – SieMatic, Miele and Cosentino – on a tour of glorious food and wine for the soul. At SieMatic, there was a special wine and cheese pairing. At presenting sponsor Miele, Chef David Kirschner gave a very lively cooking demonstration on how to create an elevated picnic meal. At Cosentino, guests were treated to great music, Spanish pastries and Cava. 

Photos by Kevin Lau for Editor at Large

 David Hamilton, SieMatic’s Samantha Connell and Marcia Speer, and Stacey Piano

David Hamilton, SieMatic’s Samantha Connell and Marcia Speer, and Stacey Piano

 One of Chef David Kirschner’s wine and cheese pairings in the SieMatic showroom

One of Chef David Kirschner’s wine and cheese pairings in the SieMatic showroom

 Veranda’s Clinton Smith, and Carolyn Englefield, Kim Huebner, and SieMatic’s Janine Flamer

Veranda’s Clinton Smith, and Carolyn Englefield, Kim Huebner, and SieMatic’s Janine Flamer

 Veranda’s Suzanne Noli, and Eden Sandlin

Veranda’s Suzanne Noli, and Eden Sandlin

 Wen Shi, Brittney Burford

Wen Shi, Brittney Burford

 Guests peruse the Miele showroom

Guests peruse the Miele showroom

 Erika Cramer, Stacey Piano, Innovative Travel Marketing’s Michelle Walsh, and Alanna Slate

Erika Cramer, Stacey Piano, Innovative Travel Marketing’s Michelle Walsh, and Alanna Slate

 Chef David Kirschner provides at cooking demonstration at Miele

Chef David Kirschner provides at cooking demonstration at Miele

 Clinton Smith, and Susan Gutfreund

Clinton Smith, and Susan Gutfreund

 Sarah Straub, Chris Agostinelli, Steve Quiles, Jessica Molinari, Helen Ziminsky

Sarah Straub, Chris Agostinelli, Steve Quiles, Jessica Molinari, Helen Ziminsky

  Michael Devonshire, Veranda’s Kate Kelly Smith, Cosentino’s Patty Dominguez, and Veranda’s Lisa Lachowetz

 Michael Devonshire, Veranda’s Kate Kelly Smith, Cosentino’s Patty Dominguez, and Veranda’s Lisa Lachowetz

 Paul Wojcik, 41 Madison’s Susana Caceres, and Veranda’s Stacey Piano, and Sarah Smith

Paul Wojcik, 41 Madison’s Susana Caceres, and Veranda’s Stacey Piano, and Sarah Smith

 David Hamilton, Patty Dominguez, and Clinton Smith in the Cosentino showroom

David Hamilton, Patty Dominguez, and Clinton Smith in the Cosentino showroom